Botox Injections Brisbane Northside
Botox injections have been an increasingly common cosmetic medicine procedure for people in Brisbane interested in looking after the appearance of their skin.
What Is Botox Used To Treat?
Botox injections are used to treat facial wrinkles in the upper third part of the face. Botox works by relaxing the muscles under facial wrinkles which result in the general smoothing of skin.
Injections can be used to treat overactive muscles in the body. For example, spasms of the limbs, jaw, neck, back, bladder and vagina. It can also be used to treat spinal cord injuries as well.
Botox injections can be used to treat chronic migraines. For this application, botox is injected every 14 weeks in the head and neck regions.
How Does Botox Work?
Botox works by relaxing the muscles that cause wrinkles and pain. As a result, muscles show a smoothed appearance, which help people on Brisbane’s northside to maintain a youthful appearance. The full effect of treatment is seen approximately 2-3 weeks after procedure is completed. You can expect the effects of botox to last for approximately 4-5 months. To observe long term benefits you will need to repeat the procedure every 4-6 months.
How Much Does Botox Cost?
This depends on the number of muscles you want injected. Generally speaking the price for a single unit will be $9-15. For example, if you wish to target your forehead it will cost you approximately $150 per treatment.
If botox is injected in the wrong place in the body or face unintended paralysis of muscles may eventuate. These side effect can last up to 2-3 months. Other side effects include headaches, flu like symptoms and allergic reactions.
This is why it is important to consult a qualified nurse or doctor at an established medical practice on Brisbane’s north to avoid these side effects.
Other Things To Consider
Make sure that you choose a medical centre where a qualified nurse and doctor perform the procedure in tandem.
After treatment is completed, make sure to have a clear long term treatment plan for when you need to return
Want to know more? Why not call our office on 3857 3777 to speak with our practice nurse to see whether botox injections are going to be right for you. We also do acne treatment.